Tech Worker Crowdfunds, Buys Thousands Of KN95 Masks From China For CA HospitalsMark Linsey raised $130,000 and purchased 60,000 KN95 masks from China. The KN95 masks are almost identical to the N95 s and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized their use.
Chinese Tech Spying Case: Former Hayward Tour Operator Edward Peng Sentenced To 4 Years In Federal PrisonFormer Hayward tour operator Xuehua Edward Peng was sentenced to four years in federal prison Tuesday for acting as an agent of the Chinese government in connection with a scheme to conduct pickups known as “dead drops” and transport digital cards to China, federal prosecutors said.
Coronavirus: Who's At Risk?; Stanford Infectious Disease Expert Weighs In A leading Stanford infectious disease expert says the numbers coming out of China can be deceiving when it comes to the current coronavirus outbreak. “This is much Ado about something big,” Dr. Stan Deresinski told KPIX 5 News.
Silicon Valley Stocks Battered; Coronavirus Fear Tumbles Stock Market By Over 1,000 PointsThe growing coronavirus outbreak that has forced Silicon Valley's tech giants to cancel plans to attend trades shows and impacted their supply chain from China took aim at their share prices Monday as the stock market took a major tumble.
Diamond Princess Passengers Leave Ship In Japan; Shipmates Remain In Coronavirus Quarantine At TravisWhile their shipmates airlifted to Travis Air Force Base began their third day of a 14-day quarantine, the remaining passengers aboard the Diamond Princess were allowed to leave the ship Wednesday in Japan.
Wuhan Evacuees Released From Travis Coronavirus Quarantine, Begin To Journey HomeWuhan evacuee Yanjun Wei hugged her baby daughter and husband tightly. She had dreamed of the day her family would be united ever since she and her two small children were airlifted out China and taken to Travis Air Force base to undergo a 14-day coronavirus quarantine.
Coronavirus Evacuees Get Ready To Return Home As More Arrive At Travis AFBSamuel Roth will travel to Travis Air Force Base to pick up his wife and two young daughters, ages 5 and 11 months on Tuesday, as their 14-day quarantine wraps up.
Cruise Ship Evacuees With Coronavirus Airlifted To Nebraska Hospital The Diamond Princess evacuees who were flown to Travis Air Force Base and tested positive for coronavirus have been airlifted to a special isolation unit the University of Nebraska Medical Center, officials said.
Apple Warns Investors That Coronavirus In China Will Cut iPhone Production, SalesApple Inc. is warning investors that it won't meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the viral outbreak in China has cut production of iPhones.
Trump Tariff Fears Replaced By Coronavirus Concerns At Port Of OaklandWhile the Port of Oakland continues to bustle with activity and both import and exports have increased, the international effects of the coronavirus has shipping officials casting a wary eye to the future.
Travis Air Force Base Prepares For Coronavirus Airlift Of Diamond Princess PassengersAs nearly 230 evacuees near the end of their federally mandated coronavirus quarantine, officials at Travis Air Force base were preparing Saturday for another wave -- this one American passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship.
Five Hospitalized Travis China Airlift Evacuees Test Negative For CoronavirusFive evacuees that were airlifted out of China last week to Travis Air Force Base and hospitalized after displaying possible symptoms of coronavirus do not have the illness, federal health officials said Wednesday.
Palo Alto Woman, Daughter Return Home After Coronavirus Airlift, 14-Day QuarantineA Bay Area woman and her daughter have returned home after being airlifted out of China due to the coronavirus outbreak and spending two weeks under quarantine at a Southern California military base.
2 Russians Flee Coronavirus Quarantine, In Dismay At HospitalsOne patient jumped out of a hospital window to escape her quarantine and another managed to break out by disabling an electronic lock.
Global Experts Study Promising Drugs, Vaccines For Coronavirus The World Health Organization convened outside experts Tuesday to try to speed the development of tests, treatments and vaccines against the new coronavirus, as doctors on the front lines experiment on patients with various drugs in hopes of saving lives in the meantime.